Tornadoes Kill at Least 28 in Central, Southern U.S.

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Tornado ArkansasA row of lightly damages houses, top, face destroyed homes in a Vilonia, Ark., neighborhood Monday, April 28, 2014 after a tornado struck the town late Sunday, killing at least 16 people. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston)

A dangerous storm system that spawned a chain of deadly tornadoes over three days flattened homes and businesses, forced frightened residents in more than half a dozen states to take cover and left tens of thousands in the dark Tuesday morning. As the storm hopscotched across a large swath of the U.S., the overall death toll was at least 28, with 11 killed Monday and 17 Sunday.

The storm system stretched from Oklahoma in the central heartland to Alabama in the Southeast. Forecasts showed the storm continuing to move east early Tuesday, with Georgia and Alabama residents waking to sirens, howling wind and pounding rain. CCTV’s Ginger Vaughn reports.

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Tornadoes Kill at Least 17 in U.S.

Emergency officials are searching for survivors in the debris left by a powerful tornado that carved a huge path of destruction through several states before delivering a vicious blow to Arkansas, killing at least 16 people there and one elsewhere. CCTV's Ginger Vaughn reports of more tornado warnings, mainly in the neighboring state of Mississippi.

This report compiled with information from The Associated Press.